Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2006 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 721000 - Accommodation


These national industry-specific occupational employment and wage estimates are calculated with data collected from employers of all sizes, in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia, in NAICS 721000 - Accommodation.

Additional information, including the hourly and annual 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages, percent of establishments reporting the occupation, and the employment percent relative standard error, is available in the downloadable Excel files(XLS).

NAICS Industry 721000 - Accommodation is part of: Sector 72 - Accommodation and Food Services.

NAICS 721000 - Accommodation consists of:

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NAICS 721000 - Accommodation

All Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
00-0000 All Occupations 1,799,400 100.00% $9.46 $11.53 $23,970 0.3 %
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Management Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
11-0000 Management Occupations 67,440 3.75% $24.75 $29.52 $61,400 0.5 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 930 0.05% $60.22 $63.48 $132,030 2.7 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 11,560 0.64% $30.45 $36.32 $75,540 1.1 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 1,070 0.06% $27.22 $31.30 $65,100 1.6 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 940 0.05% $41.52 $48.27 $100,400 2.5 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 5,360 0.30% $27.55 $33.38 $69,430 1.5 %
11-2031 Public Relations Managers 90 0.01% $35.27 $37.60 $78,220 3.8 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 2,200 0.12% $27.28 $30.04 $62,490 1.6 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 180 0.01% $40.06 $42.27 $87,920 2.0 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 2,900 0.16% $36.39 $38.93 $80,970 0.9 %
11-3041 Compensation and Benefits Managers 590 0.03% $29.16 $32.07 $66,710 2.4 %
11-3042 Training and Development Managers 130 0.01% $35.02 $37.04 $77,040 3.4 %
11-3049 Human Resources Managers, All Other 800 0.04% $38.12 $38.83 $80,770 1.2 %
11-3061 Purchasing Managers 560 0.03% $27.87 $30.16 $62,730 1.7 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 50 (7) $32.57 $35.47 $73,780 4.4 %
11-9021 Construction Managers 70 (7) $38.60 $47.63 $99,080 26.0 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 110 0.01% $34.51 $37.67 $78,340 6.0 %
11-9051 Food Service Managers 7,780 0.43% $23.40 $25.54 $53,120 0.6 %
11-9071 Gaming Managers 900 0.05% $35.64 $37.37 $77,740 1.6 %
11-9081 Lodging Managers 28,520 1.58% $20.11 $23.41 $48,700 0.8 %
11-9141 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers 460 0.03% $19.53 $21.71 $45,160 5.4 %
11-9151 Social and Community Service Managers 110 0.01% $19.60 $24.88 $51,750 6.0 %
11-9199 Managers, All Other 2,010 0.11% $30.65 $33.32 $69,310 1.4 %
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Business and Financial Operations Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 24,340 1.35% $19.35 $21.33 $44,370 0.8 %
13-1021 Purchasing Agents and Buyers, Farm Products 30 (7) $17.21 $20.89 $43,450 6.1 %
13-1022 Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products 80 (7) $19.07 $20.46 $42,560 3.4 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 1,780 0.10% $18.30 $19.94 $41,470 1.1 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 180 0.01% $16.58 $19.24 $40,010 3.3 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 550 0.03% $18.32 $19.51 $40,580 1.2 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 590 0.03% $19.91 $21.09 $43,870 1.1 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 610 0.03% $20.33 $21.45 $44,620 1.8 %
13-1079 Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other 1,110 0.06% $20.89 $21.87 $45,480 0.8 %
13-1121 Meeting and Convention Planners 8,330 0.46% $18.37 $19.46 $40,480 1.0 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 2,280 0.13% $19.38 $22.35 $46,490 2.7 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 8,000 0.44% $20.01 $21.56 $44,850 0.8 %
13-2031 Budget Analysts 70 (7) $25.73 $27.55 $57,300 5.3 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts 80 (7) $22.82 $25.78 $53,610 3.9 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 150 0.01% $26.39 $27.80 $57,820 4.4 %
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other 110 0.01% $24.08 $25.49 $53,010 4.0 %
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Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations 1,860 0.10% $22.20 $24.03 $49,980 1.2 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 200 0.01% $27.78 $29.17 $60,670 2.8 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 40 (7) $31.26 $32.11 $66,780 7.4 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 660 0.04% $16.97 $17.81 $37,050 1.1 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 210 0.01% $27.16 $28.81 $59,930 2.3 %
15-1061 Database Administrators (8) (8) $29.00 $29.94 $62,280 4.1 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 360 0.02% $25.60 $26.49 $55,100 1.6 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 180 0.01% $25.71 $26.01 $54,100 2.3 %
15-1099 Computer Specialists, All Other 40 (7) $21.78 $23.92 $49,760 3.0 %
15-2031 Operations Research Analysts 60 (7) $22.09 $24.01 $49,950 5.2 %
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Architecture and Engineering Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 280 0.02% $23.82 $25.31 $52,650 3.2 %
17-2051 Civil Engineers 80 (7) $24.85 $25.68 $53,410 5.4 %
17-2199 Engineers, All Other 50 (7) $31.93 $29.71 $61,800 11.0 %
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Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 620 0.03% $20.86 $22.60 $47,020 2.4 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 580 0.03% $20.41 $22.34 $46,460 2.6 %
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Community and Social Services Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
21-0000 Community and Social Services Occupations 490 0.03% $9.63 $12.68 $26,370 5.8 %
21-1012 Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors 90 0.01% $8.27 $9.37 $19,480 4.4 %
21-1093 Social and Human Service Assistants (8) (8) $9.23 $9.91 $20,620 5.3 %
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Legal Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
23-0000 Legal Occupations 100 0.01% $30.71 $42.94 $89,310 4.8 %
23-1011 Lawyers 40 (7) $63.23 $66.59 $138,500 5.8 %
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 40 (7) $23.12 $23.76 $49,430 2.4 %
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Education, Training, and Library Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 520 0.03% $11.43 $14.10 $29,320 4.1 %
25-3021 Self-Enrichment Education Teachers 210 0.01% $10.91 $12.84 $26,710 5.5 %
25-3099 Teachers and Instructors, All Other (8) (8) (4) (4) $31,850 9.1 %
25-9041 Teacher Assistants (8) (8) (4) (4) $17,490 3.0 %
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Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 6,220 0.35% $16.42 $18.22 $37,910 2.2 %
27-1019 Artists and Related Workers, All Other 60 (7) $21.27 $20.61 $42,860 6.2 %
27-1023 Floral Designers 150 0.01% $12.86 $13.25 $27,560 2.4 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 120 0.01% $18.12 $18.75 $38,990 1.7 %
27-1025 Interior Designers 120 0.01% $17.64 $19.41 $40,370 6.1 %
27-2012 Producers and Directors 140 0.01% (8) (8) (8) (8)
27-2021 Athletes and Sports Competitors 50 (7) (4) (4) $42,890 4.2 %
27-2022 Coaches and Scouts 1,260 0.07% (4) (4) $28,700 3.2 %
27-2042 Musicians and Singers 110 0.01% $35.92 $34.87 (4) 6.2 %
27-2099 Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other 210 0.01% $14.68 $17.08 (4) 6.7 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 1,000 0.06% $19.43 $21.74 $45,210 2.0 %
27-3043 Writers and Authors 30 (7) $20.72 $22.47 $46,740 7.6 %
27-3091 Interpreters and Translators (8) (8) $20.17 $19.44 $40,440 5.0 %
27-3099 Media and Communication Workers, All Other 370 0.02% $21.23 $22.34 $46,460 2.2 %
27-4011 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 1,110 0.06% $16.10 $17.72 $36,860 1.4 %
27-4014 Sound Engineering Technicians 140 0.01% $22.93 $22.08 $45,930 2.2 %
27-4021 Photographers 40 (7) $12.84 $12.52 $26,050 4.0 %
27-4099 Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other 480 0.03% $20.60 $23.04 $47,920 2.8 %
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Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
29-0000 Healthcare Practitioner and Technical Occupations 380 0.02% $19.14 $21.02 $43,710 2.4 %
29-1111 Registered Nurses 100 0.01% $27.35 $27.61 $57,420 2.2 %
29-2041 Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 100 0.01% $15.86 $15.45 $32,130 2.1 %
29-2061 Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 30 (7) $15.82 $15.58 $32,410 4.6 %
29-9011 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 40 (7) $22.58 $23.21 $48,270 2.6 %
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Healthcare Support Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
31-0000 Healthcare Support Occupations 6,110 0.34% $13.19 $15.90 $33,080 2.2 %
31-1011 Home Health Aides 90 0.01% $11.15 $11.22 $23,340 5.2 %
31-1012 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 220 0.01% $8.57 $9.15 $19,020 5.0 %
31-9011 Massage Therapists 5,790 0.32% $13.94 $16.24 $33,790 2.2 %
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Protective Service Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations 36,690 2.04% $11.15 $12.23 $25,440 0.6 %
33-1099 First-Line Supervisors/Managers, Protective Service Workers, All Other 2,010 0.11% $18.80 $19.87 $41,340 0.8 %
33-9021 Private Detectives and Investigators 180 0.01% $14.42 $16.24 $33,770 4.8 %
33-9031 Gaming Surveillance Officers and Gaming Investigators 1,260 0.07% $15.42 $15.53 $32,300 1.1 %
33-9032 Security Guards 29,950 1.66% $11.09 $11.87 $24,680 0.6 %
33-9092 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers 3,010 0.17% $8.66 $9.01 $18,750 1.6 %
33-9099 Protective Service Workers, All Other 230 0.01% $8.66 $11.44 $23,800 2.7 %
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Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 464,500 25.81% $9.10 $10.51 $21,850 0.5 %
35-1011 Chefs and Head Cooks 12,340 0.69% $19.15 $21.10 $43,890 0.6 %
35-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Food Preparation and Serving Workers 22,950 1.28% $15.10 $16.02 $33,330 0.4 %
35-2011 Cooks, Fast Food 1,810 0.10% $8.98 $10.16 $21,140 2.8 %
35-2012 Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 5,490 0.31% $10.25 $10.73 $22,320 1.2 %
35-2013 Cooks, Private Household 370 0.02% $10.25 $10.52 $21,870 6.6 %
35-2014 Cooks, Restaurant 56,200 3.12% $11.24 $11.75 $24,440 0.5 %
35-2015 Cooks, Short Order 6,240 0.35% $10.17 $10.77 $22,400 1.2 %
35-2019 Cooks, All Other 1,020 0.06% $10.48 $11.47 $23,870 2.4 %
35-2021 Food Preparation Workers 20,270 1.13% $9.12 $9.81 $20,400 0.7 %
35-3011 Bartenders 35,650 1.98% $8.76 $10.66 $22,170 0.8 %
35-3021 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food 19,390 1.08% $8.57 $10.04 $20,870 1.8 %
35-3022 Counter Attendants, Cafeteria, Food Concession, and Coffee Shop 8,040 0.45% $9.01 $9.69 $20,160 0.9 %
35-3031 Waiters and Waitresses 130,840 7.27% $7.81 $9.48 $19,720 0.9 %
35-3041 Food Servers, Nonrestaurant 40,790 2.27% $8.59 $9.89 $20,570 1.0 %
35-9011 Dining Room and Cafeteria Attendants and Bartender Helpers 45,970 2.55% $8.14 $8.85 $18,410 0.6 %
35-9021 Dishwashers 32,940 1.83% $8.36 $9.04 $18,800 0.6 %
35-9031 Hosts and Hostesses, Restaurant, Lounge, and Coffee Shop 18,680 1.04% $8.69 $9.46 $19,670 0.6 %
35-9099 Food Preparation and Serving Related Workers, All Other 5,540 0.31% $9.59 $10.02 $20,840 1.2 %
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Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 524,910 29.17% $8.38 $9.24 $19,210 0.4 %
37-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Housekeeping and Janitorial Workers 31,020 1.72% $12.85 $13.84 $28,780 0.5 %
37-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 3,200 0.18% $15.48 $17.45 $36,290 3.9 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 51,350 2.85% $9.66 $10.32 $21,460 0.7 %
37-2012 Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 416,700 23.16% $8.07 $8.64 $17,970 0.4 %
37-2019 Building Cleaning Workers, All Other (8) (8) $7.57 $8.53 $17,740 5.7 %
37-2021 Pest Control Workers 220 0.01% $7.62 $8.33 $17,330 4.6 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 20,570 1.14% $9.69 $10.43 $21,690 0.9 %
37-3012 Pesticide Handlers, Sprayers, and Applicators, Vegetation 360 0.02% $8.55 $9.85 $20,490 7.5 %
37-3019 Grounds Maintenance Workers, All Other 850 0.05% $9.10 $9.88 $20,560 4.6 %
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Personal Care and Service Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations 131,840 7.33% $8.63 $10.69 $22,240 0.5 %
39-1011 Gaming Supervisors 11,120 0.62% $20.89 $21.30 $44,300 1.2 %
39-1012 Slot Key Persons 3,940 0.22% $11.77 $12.24 $25,460 1.2 %
39-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Personal Service Workers 3,960 0.22% $16.90 $18.35 $38,170 1.1 %
39-2021 Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 590 0.03% $13.14 $13.56 $28,200 3.3 %
39-3011 Gaming Dealers 34,580 1.92% $6.60 $6.85 $14,240 1.1 %
39-3012 Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners 1,980 0.11% $9.93 $9.99 $20,790 0.7 %
39-3019 Gaming Service Workers, All Other 5,210 0.29% $11.85 $12.48 $25,950 0.8 %
39-3031 Ushers, Lobby Attendants, and Ticket Takers 1,500 0.08% $8.93 $9.41 $19,570 1.4 %
39-3091 Amusement and Recreation Attendants 11,410 0.63% $8.13 $8.90 $18,510 2.3 %
39-3092 Costume Attendants 710 0.04% $12.51 $12.17 $25,320 1.3 %
39-3093 Locker Room, Coatroom, and Dressing Room Attendants 2,380 0.13% $9.50 $10.20 $21,220 1.3 %
39-3099 Entertainment attendants and related workers, all other 440 0.02% $10.22 $12.51 $26,030 7.0 %
39-5012 Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists 750 0.04% $11.33 $13.09 $27,230 3.1 %
39-5092 Manicurists and Pedicurists 610 0.03% $10.00 $12.26 $25,500 3.3 %
39-5094 Skin Care Specialists 970 0.05% $11.20 $13.68 $28,450 3.2 %
39-6011 Baggage Porters and Bellhops 24,680 1.37% $8.32 $9.31 $19,370 0.8 %
39-6012 Concierges 8,010 0.45% $11.48 $12.55 $26,100 1.1 %
39-6021 Tour Guides and Escorts 930 0.05% $10.31 $10.80 $22,470 3.7 %
39-6022 Travel Guides 40 (7) $12.67 $12.92 $26,880 3.4 %
39-6032 Transportation Attendants, Except Flight Attendants and Baggage Porters (8) (8) $7.56 $8.56 $17,810 6.0 %
39-9011 Child Care Workers 680 0.04% $8.71 $9.13 $18,990 1.6 %
39-9021 Personal and Home Care Aides 470 0.03% $8.86 $9.22 $19,180 2.5 %
39-9031 Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 2,610 0.15% $12.47 $14.86 $30,900 3.0 %
39-9032 Recreation Workers 8,470 0.47% $9.02 $10.25 $21,320 1.3 %
39-9041 Residential Advisors 840 0.05% $9.57 $10.48 $21,810 4.0 %
39-9099 Personal Care and Service Workers, All Other 4,440 0.25% $9.90 $10.67 $22,200 1.7 %
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Sales and Related Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 51,220 2.85% $11.79 $14.77 $30,730 1.7 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 2,770 0.15% $16.57 $18.07 $37,580 1.3 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 1,310 0.07% $29.46 $32.57 $67,750 1.8 %
41-2011 Cashiers 15,180 0.84% $9.16 $9.70 $20,180 1.8 %
41-2012 Gaming Change Persons and Booth Cashiers 7,350 0.41% $11.61 $11.63 $24,200 0.9 %
41-2021 Counter and Rental Clerks 2,040 0.11% $8.83 $9.93 $20,660 2.6 %
41-2031 Retail Salespersons 5,540 0.31% $9.44 $10.71 $22,280 1.1 %
41-3011 Advertising Sales Agents 80 (7) $15.84 $17.38 $36,150 6.8 %
41-3041 Travel Agents 240 0.01% $11.05 $12.36 $25,710 7.2 %
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 11,820 0.66% $20.01 $22.02 $45,810 1.3 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 830 0.05% $20.51 $23.20 $48,250 6.2 %
41-9022 Real Estate Sales Agents 480 0.03% $22.62 $24.66 $51,300 5.6 %
41-9041 Telemarketers (8) (8) $9.78 $12.01 $24,990 6.0 %
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other 2,030 0.11% $14.52 $18.23 $37,910 8.6 %
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Office and Administrative Support Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 337,320 18.75% $9.93 $10.97 $22,810 0.3 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 23,990 1.33% $15.94 $17.05 $35,470 0.7 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 9,310 0.52% $10.97 $11.58 $24,080 0.6 %
43-2021 Telephone Operators 130 0.01% $12.74 $14.03 $29,180 4.4 %
43-2099 Communications Equipment Operators, All Other 40 (7) $15.41 $15.31 $31,840 10.8 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 530 0.03% $13.08 $13.71 $28,520 2.3 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 1,620 0.09% $12.91 $13.30 $27,670 1.4 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 22,970 1.28% $12.15 $12.69 $26,390 0.5 %
43-3041 Gaming Cage Workers 4,950 0.28% $11.95 $12.29 $25,560 0.8 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 2,120 0.12% $14.66 $14.98 $31,160 0.8 %
43-3061 Procurement Clerks 710 0.04% $14.36 $14.48 $30,110 1.1 %
43-4041 Credit Authorizers, Checkers, and Clerks 290 0.02% $13.40 $14.10 $29,330 1.9 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 7,040 0.39% $11.59 $12.43 $25,860 1.6 %
43-4071 File Clerks 360 0.02% $9.50 $9.78 $20,350 5.4 %
43-4081 Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerks 203,190 11.29% $8.84 $9.33 $19,400 0.4 %
43-4131 Loan Interviewers and Clerks (8) (8) $15.90 $16.12 $33,520 3.4 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 330 0.02% $13.97 $13.71 $28,510 2.4 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 2,900 0.16% $13.75 $14.32 $29,780 1.1 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 5,710 0.32% $10.12 $10.59 $22,020 1.2 %
43-4181 Reservation and Transportation Ticket Agents and Travel Clerks 12,650 0.70% $11.31 $12.12 $25,210 1.7 %
43-4199 Information and Record Clerks, All Other 240 0.01% $11.08 $12.37 $25,730 4.3 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 260 0.01% $9.84 $10.28 $21,390 2.9 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 1,110 0.06% $13.18 $13.86 $28,820 1.5 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 280 0.02% $17.18 $17.35 $36,090 3.7 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 2,260 0.13% $12.28 $13.19 $27,440 1.2 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 3,660 0.20% $10.88 $11.57 $24,070 1.2 %
43-5111 Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping 100 0.01% $11.39 $11.69 $24,310 3.4 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 8,570 0.48% $15.50 $16.19 $33,680 0.7 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 7,180 0.40% $13.52 $13.95 $29,010 0.9 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 330 0.02% $14.51 $15.51 $32,270 1.8 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 350 0.02% $10.97 $11.24 $23,390 3.1 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 230 0.01% $9.89 $10.62 $22,090 4.6 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 11,240 0.62% $10.30 $10.91 $22,680 1.0 %
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 2,510 0.14% $12.36 $12.61 $26,230 0.9 %
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Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
45-0000 Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations 390 0.02% $9.79 $11.48 $23,890 4.3 %
45-2093 Farmworkers, Farm and Ranch Animals (8) (8) $8.75 $10.06 $20,920 4.7 %
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Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 3,830 0.21% $19.20 $19.70 $40,980 1.5 %
47-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 180 0.01% $25.91 $27.75 $57,720 2.7 %
47-2031 Carpenters 980 0.05% $21.61 $21.51 $44,750 1.6 %
47-2041 Carpet Installers 60 (7) $15.92 $17.35 $36,090 5.0 %
47-2061 Construction Laborers 100 0.01% $14.84 $14.46 $30,080 4.4 %
47-2073 Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators 60 (7) $11.06 $12.42 $25,830 5.9 %
47-2111 Electricians 600 0.03% $21.28 $22.38 $46,550 1.7 %
47-2141 Painters, Construction and Maintenance 1,310 0.07% $17.97 $18.22 $37,900 2.1 %
47-2152 Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 220 0.01% $16.93 $18.80 $39,100 4.7 %
47-4099 Construction and Related Workers, All Other (8) (8) $13.50 $13.95 $29,010 4.8 %
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Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 79,970 4.44% $12.39 $14.00 $29,120 0.5 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 6,370 0.35% $21.07 $22.22 $46,230 0.7 %
49-2011 Computer, Automated Teller, and Office Machine Repairers 60 (7) $16.34 $17.59 $36,580 7.9 %
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 50 (7) $19.88 $20.58 $42,800 2.9 %
49-2092 Electric Motor, Power Tool, and Related Repairers 70 (7) $12.54 $15.69 $32,640 8.1 %
49-3023 Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 360 0.02% $19.61 $18.63 $38,750 4.0 %
49-3031 Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 40 (7) $16.56 $15.50 $32,250 15.9 %
49-3042 Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines 50 (7) $15.47 $16.48 $34,290 6.1 %
49-3053 Outdoor Power Equipment and Other Small Engine Mechanics 70 (7) $14.03 $14.34 $29,830 3.9 %
49-3092 Recreational Vehicle Service Technicians 30 (7) $14.95 $15.14 $31,490 4.0 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 460 0.03% $18.88 $19.11 $39,760 1.9 %
49-9041 Industrial Machinery Mechanics 130 0.01% $15.18 $15.53 $32,290 3.5 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 68,110 3.79% $11.63 $12.96 $26,960 0.5 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 560 0.03% $18.41 $18.01 $37,450 5.3 %
49-9091 Coin, Vending, and Amusement Machine Servicers and Repairers 2,200 0.12% $16.99 $17.52 $36,440 1.0 %
49-9092 Commercial Divers 30 (7) $13.39 $13.62 $28,330 15.1 %
49-9094 Locksmiths and Safe Repairers 120 0.01% $21.55 $21.22 $44,130 1.8 %
49-9096 Riggers 60 (7) $26.41 $27.05 $56,260 3.1 %
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 290 0.02% $10.51 $11.16 $23,210 2.6 %
49-9099 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers, All Other 710 0.04% $15.66 $16.74 $34,810 2.2 %
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Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
51-0000 Production Occupations 37,040 2.06% $8.93 $10.03 $20,870 0.5 %
51-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers 850 0.05% $17.21 $18.67 $38,830 1.3 %
51-3011 Bakers 3,420 0.19% $12.61 $12.95 $26,940 1.0 %
51-3021 Butchers and Meat Cutters 280 0.02% $15.94 $16.04 $33,350 1.2 %
51-3093 Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders 120 0.01% $14.91 $14.50 $30,160 7.8 %
51-4041 Machinists 50 (7) $22.48 $22.60 $47,010 12.7 %
51-6011 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers 30,100 1.67% $8.53 $9.01 $18,740 0.5 %
51-6021 Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials (8) (8) $9.48 $10.02 $20,850 3.2 %
51-6031 Sewing Machine Operators 110 0.01% $11.00 $11.04 $22,970 1.8 %
51-6051 Sewers, Hand 120 0.01% $11.46 $11.95 $24,850 2.1 %
51-6052 Tailors, Dressmakers, and Custom Sewers 350 0.02% $12.75 $13.48 $28,030 2.9 %
51-6093 Upholsterers 90 0.01% $20.00 $18.77 $39,050 2.4 %
51-8021 Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 650 0.04% $19.22 $19.77 $41,120 2.3 %
51-9061 Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers 220 0.01% $11.38 $12.88 $26,790 5.5 %
51-9199 Production Workers, All Other 90 0.01% $14.47 $15.97 $33,220 2.5 %
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Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 23,340 1.30% $9.27 $10.44 $21,700 0.8 %
53-1021 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand 210 0.01% $18.50 $19.05 $39,620 3.3 %
53-1031 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Transportation and Material-Moving Machine and Vehicle Operators 480 0.03% $17.49 $19.54 $40,640 2.3 %
53-3021 Bus Drivers, Transit and Intercity (8) (8) $8.35 $10.55 $21,940 11.9 %
53-3031 Driver/Sales Workers 60 (7) $7.33 $7.80 $16,220 5.2 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 430 0.02% $10.61 $11.98 $24,920 3.9 %
53-3041 Taxi Drivers and Chauffeurs 7,790 0.43% $9.10 $9.74 $20,270 1.2 %
53-3099 Motor Vehicle Operators, All Other 190 0.01% $12.99 $12.53 $26,060 5.5 %
53-5011 Sailors and Marine Oilers 70 (7) $19.91 $16.84 $35,020 12.4 %
53-5021 Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels 70 (7) $23.94 $24.13 $50,200 7.4 %
53-6021 Parking Lot Attendants 8,180 0.45% $8.08 $8.64 $17,960 0.8 %
53-6031 Service Station Attendants 130 0.01% $9.42 $9.95 $20,710 3.0 %
53-6099 Transportation Workers, All Other 150 0.01% $9.40 $11.23 $23,350 13.2 %
53-7051 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators 80 (7) $17.53 $16.72 $34,770 4.6 %
53-7061 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment 90 0.01% $9.84 $9.54 $19,830 3.5 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 4,960 0.28% $12.17 $12.31 $25,610 1.3 %
53-7081 Refuse and Recyclable Material Collectors 50 (7) $8.14 $8.35 $17,370 2.6 %
53-7199 Material Moving Workers, All Other 300 0.02% $13.09 $14.57 $30,310 2.5 %

About May 2006 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly mean wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(4) Wages for some occupations that do not generally work year-round, full time, are reported either as hourly wages or annual salaries depending on how they are typically paid.

(7) The value is less than .005 percent of industry employment.

(8) Estimates not released.

(9) Wage data for this occupation were removed because of reporting errors. Data are being corrected and revised wage estimates will be posted as soon as possible.




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Last Modified Date: September 26, 2008

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